Poll: World War considered likely, democracy supported in most countries
A survey across 55 democratic countries carried out on behalf of the French think tank Fondation pour l’innovation politique in collaboration with six other groups in 2021, published last month,…
Andreas Bummel and Nimish Mehta | 11.02.2022
Lawmakers from over 40 countries call for an inclusive and democratic UN
In a statement published on Wednesday, 26 January 2022, over 120 sitting parliamentarians from more than 40 countries and six continents call on the United Nations and its member governments…
DWB | 26.01.2022
Failure of global governance puts humanity into emergency mode: UN chief
In an address to the 193-member General Assembly, UN chief António Guterres on Friday urged the world to “go into emergency mode” to tackle “a 5-alarm global fire” of the…
DWB | 22.01.2022
The Global Summit for Democracy: Let’s talk about supranationality
From 9-10 December 2021, representatives from politics, civil society, and business from over a hundred countries gathered for the virtual Global Summit for Democracy on the invitation of the US…
Manuel Müller | 15.12.2021
Democracy faces “perfect storm”, says new report of International IDEA
Last week, the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), a leading intergovernmental organisation in the field of democracy support, published its annual report on “The Global State…
Colm Lehane | 03.12.2021
Groups call for stronger collaboration of democracies ahead of summit
Ahead of the Summit for Democracy that is hosted by US President Joe Biden in a virtual format on December 9 and 10, the International Coalition for Democratic Renewal (ICDR)…
DWB | 17.11.2021
Civil society marginalized at COP26 climate negotiations in Glasgow
The United Nations’ COP26 climate conference in Glasgow that is ending today has drawn sharp criticism from civil society groups and climate activists who felt that they were marginalized and…
DWB | 12.11.2021
Virtual assembly adopts declaration, addresses demands to the UN
Global Call to Action Against Poverty (GCAP) hosted an online Global People’s Assembly from 21 to 23 September 2021, in parallel to a high-level segment of the UN General Assembly…
George Blundell | 19.10.2021
Global Citizens’ Assembly launched ahead of climate talks in Glasgow
In advance of the UN’s COP26 climate conference, which will convene in Glasgow next month, a Global Citizens’ Assembly on the world climate and ecological crisis has been launched with…
DWB | 15.10.2021
Join the Week for World Parliament in October
Join this year’s Week for World Parliament from October 21-28 2021 and support the call for the establishment of a world parliament that will give representation and political power to…
Petter Ölmunger | 29.09.2021
Democracy is suited to tackle climate change
As the latest report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) seems to confirm, the more we learn about the rate and effects of climate change, the more there…
Daniel J. Fiorino | 22.09.2021
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